"Traditionally, when we get this sort of heat, summer storms follow. So power outages can happen. That's why we like to have these procedures ahead of time," said Brian Baker, chief of staff at the agency.
"We have learned to not only care for, but care about one other," he said. "That mutual care was present in the conversations we had. Some people disagreed, some people disagreed deeply, but we prayed and we listened and we came up with compromises that we believe make room and leave no one behind."